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Hilary Hoeber

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Design Strategist & Researcher, currently @Uber, before that @Instagram. Before that, Portfolio Leader, Public Sector, @IDEO.

Design Strategist & Researcher, currently @Uber, before that @Instagram. Before that, Portfolio Leader, Public Sector, @IDEO.

2 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • UI/Design

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • UI/Design

Involved In




Senior Design Researcher Uber August 2015 - present
Strategist & Design Researcher Independent Consultant: The World Bank, National Parks Conservation Assoc & The Smithsonian July 2013 - July 2015
Design Researcher Instagram August 2014 - December 2014
Portfolio Lead, Public Sector IDEO July 2009 - July 2013
Project Leader, Transformation Practice IDEO July 2004 - July 2009
Economic Intern U.S. Department of State July 2003 - October 2003
Business Strategist Razorfish March 1999 - May 2001
Consultant Accenture July 1996 - December 1998


University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management Organizational Behavior & Strategy
Wesleyan University International Relations

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Markets of Interest
  • • Dating
  • • Education
  • • Events
  • • Green
  • • Local
  • • Media
  • • Photos
  • • Recruiting
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Social Impact
  • • Transportation
  • • Youth Leadership

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Business Development • Business Strategy • Design Thinking • Service Design • User Experience Design • Workshop facilitation • design research

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Luis Triveño
Gerente General, Proexpansión and Socio Fundador, Proexpansión.
Jake Levitas
They're my friends  •  Co-Founder, Our City Network. Previously Senior Advisor, Market Street Prototyping Festival. Washington University in St. Louis grad.
I have known Hilary as an advisor for over 3 years. She is creative, supportive, and action-oriented. She has been a huge asset for her dive ... rsity of skills in design, research, strategy, and cross-sector innovation. She would be an asset to any team.

Nish Nadaraja
Brand adviser and consultant to the stars!

Jason Keck
Founder / CEO, Stereotypes. Previously Head of Business Development, Shazam Entertainment. Harvard grad.

Adam Vollmer
Founder and CEO, Faraday Bicycles. Previously Engineer, IDEO. Stanford grad.

Kavi Harshawat
Civic Engager. Previously User Experience Designer & Researcher, Google & Aardvark. Boston University grad.

Santiago Matheus
COO of iovox; Co-Founder/MD, Method Design Lab and Managing Director (UK) / Principal, Method; various BoA and BoD roles; seed angel.

Pej Azarm
Strategy Consulting Director at Gartner. Previously Co-Founder for StemTech (biotech) and Partners / BD Manager at Oracle. UC Davis grad.

Gretchen Wustrack
Lecturer, Stanford University and Founder, Curiosity Atlas. Stanford grad.

Raina Kumra
CEO, Juggernaut Agency. Previously Director of Innovation, Broadcasting Board of Governors. Harvard grad.

Omar Lee
Interaction Designer, Google. Previously Product Design Lead,

Dave Lyons
Mentor/Advisor, STARTX and Co-Founder, Peloton Technology. Stanford GSB grad. Stanford grad.

Catherine Bracy
Director of Community Organizing, Code for America and Board Member, The Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science (Public Lab).

Stephen Kim
Program Director, LEAP Axlr8r and Industrial Designer, Design Strategist, Stephen Kim Industrial Design and Strategy.

Albert Leung
Product Design and Engineering at IDEO

Eric Persha
Co-founder, Mosey and Co-founder / Advisor, Juabar.

John Foster
Founder, Gamut Labs. Previously Head of Talent and Organization, Hulu. Colorado State grad.

Angie Lee
Chief Product Officer @ Celmatix. Product, data, and brand enthusiast. Formerly at IDEO, General Assembly, HarperCollins

Santiago Prieto
Principal Designer, IDEO and Chief Maker & Founder, Sunny Day Supplies & Co.

Ellen Miller
Co-Founder and Executive Director, Sunlight Foundation. Previously Deputy Director, Institute/Campaign for America's Future.

Dan Parham
Co-Founder, CEO, Neighborland. Previously Director, User Experience Design, Yahoo. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill grad.

Ellen Beldner
Cofounder & Director of Product and UX, Magneto Inc.. Previously Director of Consumer UX, Groupon. Carnegie Mellon grad.

Dan Melton
Deputy CTO, Granicus. Previously CTO, Code for America.

Judy Wert
President, Executive Search | Design/Talent/Coach Advisor, Wert & Company, Inc.

Sina M. Mossayeb
IDEO, IDEO. Previously Director of Innovation, Navanti Group. Columbia University in the City of New York grad.

Chris Waugh
Vice President of Design, One Medical Group and Google Innovation Lab for Food Experiences, Google. IDEO alumni.

Douglas Fulop
Business Design & Prototyping, IDEO. Previously New Venture Analyst Intern, AOL Ventures. Stanford grad.

Arna Ionescu Stoll
Principal, Triody. Previously Vice President, User Experience & Design, Proteus Digital Health, Inc.. Princeton grad. Stanford grad.

Jennifer Pahlka
Founder and Executive Director, Code for America. Yale grad.

Jason Rosado
CEO & President, Givkwik, Inc.. Previously Campaign Director / Consultant, It's Time Network. NYU grad.

Tara Chklovski
Part-time Faculty, University of Southern California and Founder and CEO, Iridescent. University of Southern California grad. Boston grad.

Vered Frank
Previously Director, Product Management and Marketing, Charles Schwab. Previously Associate, Corporate Equity Derivatives, BNP Paribas.

Luis Triveño
Gerente General, Proexpansión and Socio Fundador, Proexpansión.

Nigel Jacob
Transition team member, Boston Public Schools Superintendant Tommy Chang Transition Committee and Board Member, coUrbanize. Tufts grad.

Dazza Greenwood
Lecturer and Researcher, MIT Sloan School of Management and Consultancy Professional Services,